Thursday, June 9, 2011

Belief Blog - 10 things we've learned

From CNN's Belief Blog:

10 things we've learned:

1. Every big news story has a faith angle.

2. Atheists are the most fervent commenters on matters religious.

3. People are still intensely curious about the Bible, its meaning and its origins.

4. Most Americans are religiously illiterate. (I aced the quiz, as I'm certain you will, too)

5. It's impossible to understand much of the news without knowing something about religion.

6. Regardless of where they fit on the spectrum, people want others to understand what they believe.

7. Americans still have an uneasy relationship with Islam.

8. God may not prevent natural disasters, but religion is always a big part of the response.

9. Apocalyptic movements come and go.

10. Most Americans don't know that President Barack Obama is a Christian.

You can read the full post, including details of each item listed here.

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